Wednesday 11 – Sunday 15 September 2024

Read. Write. Welcome

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“Small but perfectly formed” Jason Steger, book editor Sydney Morning Herald & The Age

Write Around the Murray (WAM) is a five day writers’ festival in Albury. We present high quality literary programs to audiences on the border of regional NSW and Victoria. Authors who have appeared at WAM include some of Australia’s most beloved storytellers such as Kate Grenville (Man Booker Prize shortlister), Tony Birtch (Patrick White award winner), Dr Clare Wright (shortlisted Prime Ministers Literary Award), Benjamin Law (award-winning Netflix and ABC screenwriter), Ursula Dubosarsky (former Australian Children’s Laureate) and Ellen van Neerven (shortlisted Stella Prize and winner multiple Premier’s Literary Awards).

Featured events

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Heather Morris in celebration of International Women’s Day

To celebrate International Women’s Day we are honoured to welcome multi-award-winning Australian author Heather Morris, as she discusses her latest novel Sisters under the Rising Sun.

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Blak & Bright First Nations Literary Festival

Once again, the Albury LibraryMuseum has the pleasure of being a livestream partner to Blak & Bright, Naarm's (Melbourne's) First Nations Literary Festival.

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Sydney Writers’ Festival Live & Local program

Headline events from Australia’s best-loved forums for literature, ideas and storytelling live-streamed from Sydney, direct to the LibraryMuseum.

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Watch and listen

WAM 2023 - Drawing Inspiration: Sher Rill Ng, Jordan Gould and Richard Pritchard
Wednesday 11 October 2023
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WAM 2023 - Deep in the Story: Debra Dank and Kathryn Heyman
Wednesday 11 October 2023
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